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Property values climb to $419.4M

Property values climb to $419.4M

Farmersville’s property values continue to grow, according to the latest certified values released by the Collin Central Appraisal District (CCAD). Certified value summaries were released to taxing entities and the public by CCAD July 18 and the city’s property values...

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Red Flag Warning in effect for North Texas

Red Flag Warning in effect for North Texas

A Red Flag Warning is in effect from 10 a.m until midnight Tuesday, July 19 for North and Central Texas. * WINDS…Southwest near 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. * RELATIVE HUMIDITY…As low as 14 percent. * TEMPERATURES…103 to 112 degrees. * IMPACTS…Wildfires will have...

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NTMWD calls for reduced outdoor water use

NTMWD calls for reduced outdoor water use

The North Texas Municipal Water District (NTMWD) requests customers to reduce their water use immediately, especially outdoor water use. The Wylie Water Treatment Plant Complex had to cease producing water at one of its four water treatment plants unexpectedly on...

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Dry conditions, excessive heat prompt burn ban approval

Dry conditions, excessive heat prompt burn ban approval

Collin County residents living in unincorporated areas could face punishment if they elect to burn outdoors over the next three months. The Collin County Commissioner’s Court considered the issuance of an outdoor burn ban, effective immediately, during its Monday,...

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Touch a Truck event set for Saturday

Touch a Truck event set for Saturday

Anyone with an interest in long-haul trucks, or in any of the big rigs the city of Farmersville uses to serve the public, will have a place to go on Saturday. That place will be along Farmersville Parkway just off the downtown square. Mayor Bryon Wiebold has assembled...

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ERCOT urges energy conservation

ERCOT urges energy conservation

Texans are being asked to conserve energy use as the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) estimates power demand will exceed supply. With a heatwave driving energy usage up across the state, ERCOT urges conservation today, from 2 until 8 p.m. ERCOT suggests...

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City internet service revamp gets OK’d

City internet service revamp gets OK’d

The Farmersville City Council, after performing a brief routine of parliamentary gymnastics, has agreed to allow City Manager Ben White to spend no more than $186,022 to renovate the city’s internet service. White will work with the Fulcrum Group to purchase hardware...

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